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Strong economic performance has attracted immigrants to Norway in recent years. Most migrants come to Norway for humanitarian or family reunification reasons; but increasingly they come to seek work and many have lower socio-economic background than their native peers.
In most countries, girls and boys now show similar results in the OECD’s PISA tests of 15-year-olds. But systematic assessment of gender differences shows that students are still being held back by their own gender-related perceptions.
This book aims to provide important insights for policy makers reponsible for endorsing gender equity by exploring the educational performance and attitudes of 15-year-old girls and boys in reading, mathematics, problems solving and science.
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TALIS is the new OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey. It is the first international survey to focus on the learning environment and the working conditions of teachers in schools and it aims to fill important information gaps in the international comparisons of education systems.
The Fifth Meeting of the ECEC Network brought together 46 participants representing 22 countries as well as international organisations and independent researchers. The meeting was designed to discuss the theme “Workforce, Qualifications and Development” in Early Childhood Education and Care.
This publication includes detailed information on how to analyse the PISA data, enabling researchers to both reproduce the initial results and to undertake further analyses. The manual also includes a detailed account of the PISA 2006 database and worked examples providing full syntax in SPSS®.
- PISA data analysis manual: SAS Second Edition: SAS macros
- PISA data analysis manual: SPSS Second Edition: SPSS macros
Discussions were organised around the following three areas of focus: the importance of school leadership and management, the effect of teacher quality, the establishment of incentives and stimuli to improve teachers' performance and the quality of schools.
Green at Fifteen looks at students' awareness of environmental science, their attitudes towards the environment and how these attitudes interrelate with their performance in environmental science.
Teenagers in OECD countries are mostly well aware of environmental issues but often know little about their causes, raising questions about how well societies will be equipped to tackle such challenges in the future, according to a new OECD publication.